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Registered Nurse - OB
Ref No.: 16-00089
Location: Jacksonville, North Carolina
Start Date: 03/12/2015
RN - Obstetric Clinic - Outpatient
The "Youngest City in America” with a booming economy…
 
THE SETTING
Onslow County is Americas fastest-growing County over the past five years, according to a federal agency that tracks economics. Onslow's booming economy is fueled by Marines and sailors stationed at Camp Lejeune and New River Air Station, according to a recent report in the Charlotte Business Journal. The military, agriculture and tourism are the top three economic areas for North Carolina, which bodes well that they are also the top for Onslow County, she said. And Jacksonville is just 30 minutes from Emerald Isle and 55 minutes from historic Wilmington, NC, both favorite coastal resort destinations with pristine beaches and blue water.

CAMP LEJEUNE - Jacksonville, NC
Home of 180,000 active duty, dependent, retiree and civilian employee population, Camp Lejeune boasts 156,000 acres of state-of-the-art training facilities including 11 miles of beach for amphibious operations, 32 gun positions, 48 tactical landing zones and 80 life fire ranges.  Some services available aboard Camp Lejeune include: childcare, shopping, education, family support, hunting and fishing, dining, boating and swimming. Some facilities on base include banks and credit unions, the commissary, the library, hobby shops, fitness centers, the beach, theaters and more.From the supporting infrastructure, a tradition of excellence in doing day-to-day business has evolved. From environmental programs that include a state-of-the-art landfill and water treatment system to quality of life programs that ensure Marine families are taken care of, Camp Lejeune stands out as a superior military base.
 
REQUIREMENTS (duties include but not limited to)
  • Provide RN services for large obstetrical practice that averages 2500 appointments
  • Monthly education and counseling for new patient intake interviews, lab review, diabetic education, sexually transmitted infections, and pre- and post-operative care; perform telephone triage; administer injections; perform suture removal and incision care; and perform database management.
  • Perform antepartum testing, including limited ultrasound for amniotic fluid assessment.
  • Sole RN of five trained Centering Pregnancy facilitators to provide group prenatal care in ten sessions for each group of up to 12 patients; co-facilitate an average of three groups at one time. Assist other providers in their initial sessions to enable smooth process. Coordinate with other specialty services to schedule guest presenters during appropriate stages of the pregnancy. As an IBCLC, facilitate breastfeeding discussion/presentation.
  • Scheduler and consult reviewer for Maternal Fetal Medicine obstetrical specialist on staff. Prepare charts for clinic encounters and outside facilities, schedule and follow-up with patients, counsel patients as directed by provider. Overhauled provider's schedule to ensure accurate types of encounters for new and established patients, proper amounts of time for each encounter, and scheduling that links encounter to consult. This has reduced the number of patients requiring rescheduling to almost zero.
  • Review and disposition incoming OB consults in situations of clinic manager absences.
  • Autonomy in running the antenatal testing clinic for all the high-risk OB patients of the Naval Hospital's OBGYN clinic. This includes Non-stress testing for monitoring and assessment of the fetus, Ultrasounds for amniotic fluid assessment, and management of acute and chronic health conditions that pose a risk to pregnancy and the pregnant patient
  • Handling intake questioning and health assessments of the patients of the OBGYN clinic along with telephone triage addressing the OB patients questions, needs and concerns
  • Administration of medications and injections as required, including birth control and blood products
  • Works side-by-side efficiently with MD's and Midwives to ensure accurate and patient-centered OB Care
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Possess and maintain current Board Certification, by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) to include recertification and continuing education as required by the IBLCE.
  • Possess a minimum of one year experience in maternal-child health nursing performing duties of a Lactation Consultant within the last five years.
  • Have education as follows:  Either (a), a bachelor's degree in Nursing; or (b) a diploma graduate in Nursing; or (c) an associate degree in Nursing from an accredited university.
  • Possess current unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse in one of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • Prior to commencing service under this contract, Contractor nurses shall attend a 2-hour lecture on IV certification.  Contract nurses shall then obtain certifications (e.g., IV, medications and blood administration) in accordance with clinic nursing service and command policy not later than 60 days after commencement of services, including MTF observation of three completed IV sticks during this time.
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